Agne Makauskaite

Vodafone (Istanbul)
Senior Legal & Regulatory Counsel

Agne is a Senior Legal & Regulatory Counsel at Vodafone Global Enterprise. Prior to joining Vodafone, Agne was a lawyer in Trowers & Hamlins’ Bahrain office which she joined in 2007 from Lideika, Petrauskas, Valiunas and Partners LAWIN, the largest law firm in Lithuania. Agne specializes in competition and telecommunications regulatory law. Before joining the Lithuanian law firm, Agne worked as a legal advisor at the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania and Lithuanian Communications Regulatory Authority, where she gained extensive experience in competition, IT and telecommunications, energy and natural resources regulatory practice, implementation of the EC and international law. In 2006 April-July Agne was on secondment at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London office, where she mainly practiced in EC competition law area. In 2008 Agne was granted an LLM diploma from the King’s College London, University of London. Focus of her studies were the EC, the US and the UK Competition law. She is also currently a PhD student at Vilnius University, Faculty of Law. Field of research - general competition law and e-communications regulatory law (EC and Lithuanian law perspectives).

Articles

37673 Bulletin

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared an acquisition in the wholesale and retail markets of distribution of press with certain structural and behavioural remedies (Rautakirja/Impress Teva)

2354

The operation By a decision dated 29 December 2007, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by Rautakirja OY (« Rautakirja ») of 100 % shares of UAB Impress Teva (« Impress Teva »), increasing the shareholding from 51 % to 100 % and acquiring a single control (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council conditionally clears in phase II a merger in the wholesale market for transmission of television signals and retail multi channel subscription television market (TEO LT/Nacionalinë skaitmeninë televizija)

2156

The operation By a decision dated 13 December 2007, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by TEO LT AB (« TEO LT ») of 100 % shares of UAB Nacionalinë skaitmeninë televizija (« Nacionalinë skaitmeninë televizija ») . The market(s) The relevant markets have been (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council clears a concentration in the wholesale and retail markets for broadband services with structural and behavioural remedies (Elion / MicroLink)

2229

The operation By a decision dated 27 October 2005, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by Elion Ettevotted AS (« Elion ») of 100 % shares of MicroLink AS (« MicroLink ») The market(s) The relevant markets have been defined by the Council as the wholesale and (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared an acquisition in the wholesale and retail markets of press distribution with remedies, including separation of businesses and non-discrimination (Rautakirja / Lietuvos spauda)

1910

The operation By a decision dated 27 October 2005, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by Rautakirja OY (« Rautakirja ») of 100 % shares of UAB Lietuvos spaudos Vilniaus agentûra (« Lietuvos spauda ») . The market(s) The relevant markets have been defined by (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared an acquisition in the strong alcoholic beverages related market with divestiture remedy (Alita/Anyk?čių vynas)

1876

The operation By a decision dated 27 May 2004, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by AB Alita (« Alita ») of 100 % shares of AB Anykščių vynas (« Anykščių vynas »). The market(s) The relevant market has been defined by the Council as the market of buying in of (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council clears a merger in the distribution and transmission of natural gas sector with commitment not to limit purchasing by other gas supply companies and eligible customers (Gazprom / Lietuvos dujos)

1943

The operation By a decision dated 18 March 2004, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by OAO Gazprom (« Gazprom ») of 34 % shares of AB Lietuvos dujos (« Lietuvos dujos »). The concentration created joint control of Lietuvos dujos by Gazprom, VÁ Valstybës turto (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council clears in phase II a merger in the markets of fixed and mobile communications with structural and behavioural remedies (TeliaSonera / Omnitel)

2462

The operation By a decision dated 11 December 2003, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by TeliaSonera AB (« TeliaSonera ») of up to 90 % shares of UAB Omnitel (« Omnitel ») through Amber Mobile Teleholding AB (« Amber Mobile »). The market(s) The relevant (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared an acquisition in the market of distribution of strong alcoholic beverages with remedies, including divestiture and application of non-discriminatory pricing (Mineraliniai vandenys / Stumbras)

1764

The operation By a decision dated 2 October 2003, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by UAB Mineraliniai vandenys (« Mineraliniai vandenys ») of up to 100 % shares of AB Stumbras (« Stumbras »). The market(s) The relevant market has been defined by the (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared a merger in the markets of concrete with remedies, including commitment of non-discriminatory pricing and various contractual provisions (Betoneta / Markuèiai)

1861

The operation By a decision dated 25 September 2003, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by UAB Betoneta (« Betoneta ») of 100 % shares of AB Markuèiai (« Markuèiai »). The market(s) The relevant markets have been defined by the Council as markets for concrete (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared an acquisition in the market of retail trade in oil products with remedies, including commitment not to merge into one company (Maþeikiø nafta / Uotas)

1817

The operation By a decision dated 3 September 2003, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase I the acquisition by AB Maþeikiø nafta (« Maþeikiø nafta ») of 100 % shares of UAB Uotas (« Uotas ») (increase of shareholding from 85 % to 100 %). The market(s) The relevant market has been (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared a merger in the buying-in of milk and skimmed milk products markets with remedies of certain rules for management of and prior notification of any planned structural changes in the acquired company (Rokiðkio sûris / Panevëþio pienas)

2141

The operation By a decision dated 3 April 2003, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase I the acquisition of 35,5 % of shares of AB Panevëþio pienas (« Panevëþio pienas ») by AB Rokiðkio sûris (« Rokiðkio sûris »). By the concentration, joint control of Panevëþio pienas was acquired by (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council clears a merger in the fixed, mobile and other related telecommunications markets with a commitment to notify any further structural changes (Telia / Sonera)

2189

The operation By a decision dated 18 July 2002, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the merger of TELIA AB (« Telia ») and SONERA CORPORATION (« Sonera »). In Lithuania Telia and Sonera controlled indirectly (through Amber Teleholding AB and Amber Mobile Teleholding AB) AB (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Authority clears an acquisition in the retail market for oil products subject to remedies, including commitments not to merge companies concerned and to apply non-discriminatory pricing (Maþeikiø nafta / Uotas)

2003

The operation By a decision dated 28 February 2002, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the acquisition by AB Maþeikiø nafta (« Maþeikiø nafta ») of 85 % shares of UAB Uotas (« Uotas »). In the same Decision the Council authorized the acquisition of joint control of Uotas by (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Authority clears a merger in the breweries market in phase II subject to remedies, including divestiture and certain behavioural commitments (Carlsberg / Kalnapilis)

1900

The operation By a decision dated 9 November 2000, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the indirect acquisition by Carslberg A/S (« Carslberg ») of AB Kalnapilis (« Kalnapilis »), UAB Utenos alus (« Utenos alus ») and UAB Jungtinis alaus centras (« Jungtinis alaus centras »). (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council cleared a merger in the market of ferrous metals scrap with remedies, including reduction of scale of business (Vitoma/Antrimeta)

1896

The operation By a decision dated 18 September 2000, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase I the acquisition by UAB Vitoma (« Vitoma ») of 70.09 % shares of AB Antrimeta (« Antrimeta »), 70 % shares of UAB Ákrova (« Ákrova »), 70 % shares of UAB Metalo lauþas (« Metalo lauþas ») and (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian Competition Council clears in phase II a merger in the markets for fixed and mobile communications, subject to a commitment to use wireless network technology for development of fixed telecommunications services in rural areas (Lietuvos telekomas / Comliet)

3242

The operation By a decision dated 14 December 1999, the Lithuanian Competition Council authorized in phase II the merger between the monopoly fixed communications services provider AB Lietuvos telekomas (« Lietuvos telekomas ») and the third mobile communications services provider UAB Comliet (« (...)

Agne Makauskaite The Lithuanian State Competition and Consumers’ Rights Protection Authority clears a merger in the retail stores market with remedies, including commitments not to set prices or limit alternative supplies (Aibë stores)

1939

The operation By a letter dated 16 July 1999, the State Competition and Consumers Rights’ Protection Authority authorized establishment of Aibë chain of retail stores. UAB Aibës maþmena («Aibës maþmena») decided to establish a chain of retail stores Aibë by concluding contracts with retail companies (...)